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Ma recherche

La communication organisationnelle:
• la mobilisation de connaissances en milieu organisationnel 
• la coordination des actions dans les équipes de travail
• le leadership
La didactique de l’enseignement de l’anglais spécialisé pour étudiants de management.
Les constructions identitaires
 

Curriculum Vitae

Diplômes universitaires

  • 2008 -
    Doctorat. ‘Doing Leadership: A management team in action’. Université d’Anvers.   
     
  • 2002 -
    Master (TESOL - enseignement d’anglais comme langue étrangère). Aston University
  • 1993 -
    Postgraduate Diploma TESOL. Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • 1984 -
    Licence (Histoire) University of York

Expériences professionnelles

  • Depuis 2012 -
    Maître de conférences, Université de Valenciennes (Institut Universitaire de Technologie) 
  • 2010 -
    Centurion University of Management and Technology. Bhubaneswar, Inde. Maître de conférences invité
  • 2009 -
    Faculté d’Economie, Université de Gand. « Gastprofessor » anglais d’affaires et communication
  • 2002-2008 -
    Université d’Anvers. Professeur d’anglais d’affaires et communication, et chercheur (équivalent du poste d’ATER)
     
  • 2008-2012 -
    UFR des LEA, Université Charles-de-Gaulle (Lille3) et la FLSH Université  Catholique de Lille. Chargé de cours et maître des langues
     

RAYONNEMENT SCIENTIFIQUE

Autres

  • Discursive leadership. Warwick University, UK. (2016)

     

    Discursive leadership. Mid-University, Sweden (2015)
  • Narratives and the historical context of the interview. Heroes and villains in narratives of law and order. The International Pragmatics Association bi-annual conference. 2015

     

    Leaders as ventriloquists. Leader identity and influencing the communicative construction of the organisation. 12th International Studying leadership conference. 2014
  • Conférences internationales, colloques et séminaires
    Identities on a learning curve. Migrant workers’ narratives of success and failure in the workplace. The International Pragmatics Association bi-annual conference. Delhi, 2013 (prévu)
    L’échange de paroles et la construction de la confiance dans les négociations commerciales. Approches interdisciplinaire de la confiance à l’international. Lille 3, 2012
    Normes-en-action. La négociation des droits épistémiques dans des réunions des équipes
    Communiquer dans un Monde de Normes. Geriico/Lille 3, 2012
    "I'm not anti-Muslim. I'm anti-Islam". Identity as a rhetorical device for avoiding doing race hate. Rhetoric in Society. Antwerp, Belgium. 2011
    Facework, identity and structures of talk in appraisal interviews. The Association of Business Communication annual conference, Antwerp, Belgium. 2010
    Frames, leadership, and managing meaning. Conference of the Linguistic Society of Belgium. Framing: from grammar to application. Lessius Hogeschool, Antwerp, Belgium. 2009
    Negotiating identities and competencies in decision-making talk. Discourse in Organization. Ghent, Belgium. 2009
    ‘Doing’ ethos. A discursive approach to the strategic deployment and negotiation of identities in meetings. Rhetoric in Society. Leiden, Holland. 2009
    Identity and the socioepistemics of a management team in action. The International Pragmatics Association bi-annual conference, Göteborg, Sweden. 2007
    Communicating as managers of meaning: how talk constructs leaders. Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise IV, Nottingham, England. 2007
    What can conversation analysis offer business practitioners and business communication trainers? The Association of Business Communication annual conference, Oslo, Norway. 2006
    Conversation as institutional interaction. The case of informal business meetings. International Conference on Conversation Analysis (ICCA), Helsinki, Finland. 2006
    The interactional construction of organisational reality: turn-taking, power and influence in management teams. The International Pragmatics Association bi-annual conference, Riva del Garda, Italy. 2005
    Power talk in business meetings. A conversation analysis of question and answer
    sequences revisited from a Foucauldian perspective. The Association of Business Communication annual conference, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2005
    Going with the flow. Predicting and aligning with group consensus in business meetings. International workshop on discourse in organisations, Knokke, Belgium. 2005
    Topic development, identity, and displays of knowledge in managerial talk. British Association of Management annual conference, Saint Andrews, Scotland. 2004
     
    Communications dans des universités ou des institutions culturelles
    Managers as wordsmiths. Crafting the organisational landscape. Invited lecture. Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel (HUB). 2010
    Management teams and language. Discourse in Organisation. University of Ghent. 2008
    Facilitation versus teaching. Belgian English Teachers and Trainers Association. The British Council, Brussels. 2004
     
    Conférences nationales, colloques et séminaires
    Creating synergies between language and management. Language in business research initiative (Libri). Antwerp, Belgium. 2008
     
    Sociétés scientifiques et associations
    Membre actif de l'International Pragmatics Association (IPRA)
    Membre du comité de lecture pour plusieurs revues internationales :
    • Leadership, Advances in Business Education and Training, Management Communication Quarterly, Journal of Pragmatics, The International Journal of Business Communication
    Membre du comité de rédaction :
    • International Journal of Business Communication
     

Publications

L'analyse des interactions professionnelles spécialisées

 

Clifton, J. (2015). Leaders as ventriloquists. Leader identity and influencing the communicative construction of the organisation. Leadership, online first: 1742715015584695
 

Clifton, J and Van De Mieroop, D. (à paraître) Identities on a learning curve. Female migrant narratives and the construction of identities of (non) participation in Communities of Practice chapter. In: D. Van De Mieroop et S. B. Schnurr (eds) Identity struggles. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

 

Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (à paraître) Corporate settings. In: B. Vine (Ed) Handbook of language in the workplace. Amsterdam: John Benjamins

Clifton, J. (à paraître) Taking the (heroic) leader out of leadership. The in situ practice of distributed leadership in decision-making talk. In: C. Ilie et S. Schnurr (eds). Challenging Leadership stereotypes. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Clifton, J. (2015) Using identities-in-talk as a persuasive strategy. The case of police crisis negotiations with Mohamed Merah, a self-proclaimed Mujahedin. In: R. Saftoiu, (Ed.), Persuasion in dialogic interaction. (pp. 179-200) Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

 

Clifton, J. (2014) Negotiating trust as a discursive accomplishment. In: A. Heroguel and R. Eppreh-Butet (Eds.), Approches interdisciplinaires de la confiance à l’international: Aspects linguistiques, culturels, manageriaux et juridiques. (pp. 183-198). Lille. Editions du Conseil Scientifique de l’Université Lille 3.
 
Clifton, J. (2014). Being in the know: socio-epistemics and the communicative constitution of a management team. Organization Management Journal, 11, 1-11.
 
Clifton, J (2014). Small stories, positioning, and the discursive construction of leader identity in business meetings. Leadership, 10/1, 99-117.
 
Clifton, J. (2012). Doing trust in workplace interaction. In: S. Mada, R. Saftoiu, and M. Gheorghe (Eds.), Professional communication across languages and cultures (pp. 107-132). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
 
Clifton, J. (2012). Conversation analysis in dialogue with stocks of interactional knowledge. Facework and appraisal interviews. The Journal of Business Communication, 49/4, 283-311.
 
Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (2012). The interplay between professional identities and age, gender and ethnicity. Introduction to Special Issue. Pragmatics, 22/2, 193-201.
 
Clifton, J. (2012). A Discursive approach to leadership. Doing assessments and managing organizational meaning. The Journal of Business Communication, 49/2, 148-168.
 
Clifton, J. and Van De Mieroop, D. (2010). Doing ethos. A discursive approach to the strategic deployment and negotiation of identities in meetings. Journal of Pragmatics, 42/9, 2449-2461.
 
Clifton, J. (2010). Does popular management literature lead managers up the linguistic garden path? A comparison of popular prescriptive ‘how-to’ management texts and a descriptive analysis of workplace interaction. Hermes. Journal of Language and Communication Studies, 44, 129-152.
 
Clifton, J. (2009). Beyond taxonomies of influence. Doing influence and making decisions in management teams. The Journal of Business Communication, 46/1, 57-79.
 
Clifton, J. (2009). ‘Doing’ disciplinary power: Manager-subordinate interaction in a staff meeting. In: C. Dreyer (Ed.), Language and Linguistics: Emerging Trends (pp. 56-79). New York: Nova.
 
Clifton, J. and Van De Mieroop, D. (2008). Leiderschap: retoriek, betekenismanagement en language games (Leadership: rhetoric, management of meaning and language games). Ad Rem. Tijdschrift voor zakelijke communicatie, 22/5, 7-10.
 
Clifton, J. (2007). Making accounts count. Leadership and power in organisational sensemaking.In: C. Rollo and K. Pelsmaekers (Eds.), Economically Speaking (pp. 277-292). Antwerp: Garant.
 
Clifton, J. (2006). Going with the flow. Predicting and aligning with the group consensus in business meetings. Lodz Papers in Pragmatics, 2, 33-53.
 
Clifton, J. (2006). A conversation analytical approach to business communication: the case of leadership. The Journal of Business Communication, 43/3, 202-219.
 
Clifton, J. and Van De Mieroop, D. (2005) Strategisch vergaderen (Strategic interaction in business meetings). Ad Rem. Tijdschrift voor zakelijke communicatie, 19/5, 7-9.
 
Clifton, J. (2004). Topic development, identity, and displays of knowledge in managerial talk. Published in the proceedings of the British Association of Management Annual Conference
 
 
 
Didactique (de l'anglais de spécialité)
 
 
Clifton, J. (2012) Combining conversation analysis and reflective practice in the LSP classroom. Putting transcripts of business simulations under the microscope. Scripta Mannet. Journal of the Slovene Association of LSP Teachers, 7, 21-34.
 
Clifton, J. (2009). Getting real. Using reality TV as a memorable way of introducing semi-authentic business interaction to students of business. In: P. Daley and D. Gijbels (Eds.), Real learning opportunities at business school and beyond (pp. 237-243). Dordrecht: Springer.
 
Clifton, J. (2006). Using newspaper articles communicatively in the ESL classroom. The Internet TESOL Journal, 12/4.
 
Clifton, J. and Phillips, D. (2006). Ensuring high surrender value for corporate clients and increasing the authority of the language instructor: the dividends of a data-driven lexical approach to ESP. The Journal of Language for International Business, 17/2, 72-81.
 
Phillips, D. and Clifton, J. (2005). The authenticity of business simulations in language learning: Implications for materials design. Global Business Languages, 10, 3-12.
 
Clifton, J. (2006). Facilitator talk. The English Language Teaching Journal, 60/2, 142-150.
 
Clifton, J. (2006). Humanistic language teaching, facilitation, and classroom conversation. Indonesian Journal of English Language Teaching 2/2, 159-174.
 
Clifton, J. (2005). ‘Real’ business English. Using transcripts of authentic business interaction in the classroom. Modern English Teacher, 14/4, 29-32.
 
Clifton, J. (2004). The humanistic lesson: primacy in a world of meaningful interaction.Humanistic Language Teaching, 6/3.
 
 
Les constructions identitaires
 
 
Clifton, J. (à paraître) Using identities-in-talk as a persuasive strategy. The case of police crisis negotiations with Mohamed Merah, a self-proclaimed Mujahedin. In: R. Saftoiu, (Ed.), Persuasion in dialogic interaction. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
 
Clifton, J (à paraître) “I’m not anti-Muslim, I’m anti-Islam”. Racism, Argument, and Categorization in Political Debate on Talk Radio. Lodz Papers in Pragmatics
 
 
Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (2014)The discursive management of identity in interviews with female former colonials of the Belgian Congo: scrutinizing the role of the interviewer. Pragmatics 24/1, 131-155
 
Clifton, J. (2013) What’s in a name? Names, national identity, assimilation, and the new racist discourse of Marine Le Pen. Pragmatics, 23/3, 403-420
 
Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (2013). Enacting power asymmetries in reported exchanges in the narratives of former slaves. Discourse Processes, 50/1, 52-83.
 
Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (2012). The interactional negotiation of group membership and ethnicity. The case of an interview with a former slave. Discourse and Society, 23/2, 163-183.
 
Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (2011). Standardized relational pairs in interviews with former slaves. Construction, negotiation and alignment.Narrative Inquiry, 21/1, 44-67.
 
Clifton, J. (2009). A membership categorization analysis of the Waco siege. Perpetrator-victim identity as a moral discrepancy device for doing subversion. Sociological Research On-line. Available at: http://www.socresonline.org.uk/14/5/8.html
 
 
Edition et direction d'ouvrages de numéros spéciaux de revues
 
Van De Mieroop, D. and Clifton, J. (Eds.) (2012). Special issue of Pragmatics. The interplay between professional identities and age, gender and ethnicity. Pragmatics
 
 
 
Articles de revue
 
 
Clifton, J. (2012). Discourse perspectives on organizational communication. Madison, Teaneck: Fairleigh University Press. Aritz, J. and Walker, R. (Eds.). In: The Journal of Business Communication, 49/4, 377-380.
 
Clifton, J. (2010). Discourse, ideology and specialized communication. Bern: Peter Lang. Garzone, G. and Sarangi, S. (Eds.). In: The Journal of Business Communication. 47/1, 79-82.
 
Clifton, J. (2007). Beyond Rhetorical Questions: Assertive Questions in Everyday Interaction. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Koshik, Irene. In: The Journal of Sociolinguistics, 11/2, 313-316.